How to create and get into New Years mood

A lot of holidays preparations start on cheerful and hopeful note but somehow as we get closer to the celebration, all excitement wears off as most of the time ends up being spent in the kitchen. Surely most women can relate – if I want a festive celebration, the best way to achieve it is…

Winter Holidays Checklist

Anticipating hours in traffic and getting last-minute gifts in panic? Have no fear – here is the checklist that can help you stay focused during the most wonderful time of the year. The easiest way to ensure that nothing gets forgotten is to think about it in categories. They are also organized in order of…

Holiday Traditions You Can Create For Yourself

While Christmas is the time of the year when the traditions of previous generations almost pushed on many of us, I say the traditions that should stay are the ones that make you and your family happy. Since I got married five years ago, I decided to create little traditions for myself and my family…

Late night thoughts: holiday magic

Many people like the Christmas or New Year’s holiday because of the magic and hope that they bring. They make us believe that things will change but we don’t really try doing anything differently ourselves. We rely too much on our expectations of wonder and in hopes that it will be the other people (but…